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Klaus Fuchs

Norman Moss

Klaus Fuchs

the man who stole the atom bomb

by Norman Moss

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Published by Grafton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fuchs, Klaus, -- 1911-1988.,
  • Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Espionage, Russian -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementNorman Moss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB271.R92F8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216p.,(8)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14973674M
    ISBN 100246131586

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      The chief lesson of Trinity, Frank Close’s superlative biography of Klaus Fuchs, “the most dangerous spy in the history of nations,” is that John le Carré never needed to invent a single thing.5/5.   Frank Close begins Trinity, his book about the physicist and Second World War spy Klaus Fuchs, obliquely. He starts not with Fuchs’s eight-year stint Author: Ann Finkbeiner.

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Klaus Fuchs by Norman Moss Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Chadwell Williams's Klaus Fuchs, Atom Spy (Nonfiction Forecasts, Sept. 25) concentrates largely on Fuchs as traitor and on the failure of Allied security to tab him early on.

Moss's book, on the other hand, is primarily a psychological study which comes closer to capturing the elusive character of the man than have other by: 6. Klaus Fuchs was a most interesting subject. The book was informative and interesting. Being a British citizen, he avoided the death penalty for being a spy during the Cited by:   This is the latest of several books on Klaus Fuchs, and includes much information that has only recently become available, including material from Moscow.

It recounts Fuchs' carer in a readable narrative form, with a great amount of detail, including the MI5 investigation and his affair with a colleague's wife, which have not previously been published/5(18).

Norman Moss’ biography of Klaus Fuchs is unique and original, as his subject was only lightly written on before. His book illustrates an amazing account of Fuchs, a man who was of vital importance not only to the atomic projects of the American, /5.

Klaus Fuchs has 17 books on Goodreads with 43 ratings. Klaus Fuchs’s most popular book is The Padgett Messages, Volume 1. The confessions of Klaus Fuchs led to the convictions of Greenglass, Gold and the Rosenburgs.

These statements and one by Gold appear as appendices/5. Description "Nancy Greenspan dives into the mysteries of the Klaus Fuchs espionage case and emerges with a classic Cold War biography of intrigue and torn loyalties.

Atomic Spy is a mesmerizing morality tale, told with fresh sources and empathy.". “Nancy Greenspan dives into the mysteries of the Klaus Fuchs espionage case and emerges with a classic Cold War biography of intrigue and torn loyalties. Atomic Spy is a mesmerizing morality tale, told with fresh sources and empathy.” –Kai Bird, author of The Good Spy &.

Klaus Fuchs (–), German theoretical physicist and atomic spy; Klaus Gerhart Klaus, a comic book miniseries and series of one-shots by Grant Morrison and Dan Mora. Klaus, A Series of Unfortunate Events, book series by Lemony Snicket; Movies. Synopsis Drawing on much hitherto unpublished information this book reveals the role of Klaus Fuchs, the Nazi refugee, a quiet but brilliant physics student who concealed his Communist convictions.

He worked at Bristol and Edinburgh universities and was recruited into the atom bomb project.3/5(1). The physicist Klaus Fuchs () is well known as the atomic spy who gave details of everything he worked on at the Manhattan Project to the Soviet Union.

Klaus Fuchs: a spy for the atomic age By Andrew Glazzard Klaus Fuchs, according to a report by the US Congress, “influenced the safety of more people and accomplished greater damage than any other spy not only in the history of the United States but in the history of nations”.

“This book proves that the abstract ‘ideal’ of communism has not died for some people despite the empirical evidence of communism in power. Klaus Fuchs does not deserve our sympathy for siding with and aiding one of the most vicious tyrannies in history.”. Klaus Fuchs Rhymes with "Books" Before we get started, we think it is important to instruct you on how to say Klaus's last name.

"The spelling," a fellow German said of Fuchs's name, "sometimes caused people to pronounce it in a somewhat embarrassing way." The solution for English speakers: pronounce it to rhyme with "books." (Quiet Fellow.(11).9).

The latest addition to the Klaus Fuchs bibliography, Atomic Spy, comes from Nancy Thorndike Greenspan and with it the obvious question: Do we need another book on Fuchs. Based on the first part of this book, the answer is yes.

Greenspan gives us fresh and fascinating insights into Fuchs’s formative years 2/4(6). Graham Farmelo’s review of a new book by Frank Close about the atom spy Klaus Fuchs (Review, 17 August) fails completely to understand the motivation of. The book “Atomic Spy The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs” talks about the life of Klaus Fuchs.

Who was Klaus Fuchs. Soviet spy Klaus Fuchs was arrested on February 3, He pleaded guilty to treason. He provided the Soviets with secret information about the American atomic bomb. Klaus Fuchs passed the secrets of the atomic bomb to the Soviets.

Klaus Fuchs had access to the most highly classified secrets of the wartime Manhattan Project. Cleared eight times by British security, and consequently accepted without investigation by the Americans, Fuchs worked in a hermetic world of security through secrecy—a world whose rules he publicly defended and privately betrayed.

“Nancy Greenspan dives into the mysteries of the Klaus Fuchs espionage case and emerges with a classic Cold War biography of intrigue and torn loyalties. Atomic Spy is a mesmerizing morality tale, told with fresh sources and empathy.” –Kai Bird, author of The Good Spy and coauthor of American.

Judging by this engrossing, brilliantly researched book, they knew it all. Born in in Germany, Fuchs was a gifted, socially reticent man. At the University of Leipzig he studied science and Author: Jay Elwes.

Readers who have missed a few earlier biographies of Klaus Fuchs () will not regret this latest by historian Greenspan, whose book The End of the Certain World chronicled the life of Fuchs’ mentor, Max Born.

A young mathematical prodigy, Fuchs entered college in Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.: Klaus Fuchs. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help.Biographer Greenspan (The End of the Certain World) reconsiders Soviet spy Klaus Fuchs (–) in this richly detailed work. Born in Germany, Fuchs became a member of the Communist party.